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Hector Sanchez

24-Year-Old Catcher – San Francisco Giants

2014 Stats

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.125

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0

RBI

3

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SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Sanchez battled a slew of injuries at the beginning of the 2013 season and ceded the backup catcher role to veteran Guillermo Quiroz. After getting healthy and spending some time in the minors, Sanche...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 234   DOB: 11/17/1989   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

April 16, 2014  –  Hector Sanchez News

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Sanchez knocked in the game-winning run Tuesday, going 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI in the win over the Dodgers.

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Hector Sanchez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 19 R AZL 33 134 117 13 35 10 8 1 1 22 0 0 16 21 0 1 0 .299 .403 .410 .813
2010 20 A Aug 89 341 310 29 84 26 20 1 5 31 0 2 28 50 2 0 1 .271 .333 .390 .723
2011 21 A+ San 52 228 212 31 64 26 14 1 11 58 0 1 11 49 0 3 2 .302 .338 .533 .871
2011 21 AAA Fre 46 168 153 15 40 10 9 0 1 26 0 1 13 22 0 2 0 .261 .315 .340 .655
2011 21 MAJ SF 13 34 31 0 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .258 .324 .323 .647
2012 22 AAA Fre 4 15 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .067 .067 .067 .134
2012 22 MAJ SF 74 227 218 22 61 18 15 0 3 34 0 0 5 52 0 3 1 .280 .295 .390 .685
2013 23 R Sco 1 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
2013 23 A+ San 4 14 12 1 3 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 .250 .286 .333 .619
2013 23 AAA Fre 32 99 85 10 23 7 4 0 3 11 0 0 12 15 0 1 1 .271 .364 .424 .788
2013 23 MAJ SF 63 140 129 8 32 7 4 0 3 19 0 0 7 29 0 1 3 .248 .300 .349 .649
2014 24 MAJ SF 13 27 24 0 3 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 11 0 1 1 .125 .185 .208 .393
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Hector Sanchez
3-Year Averages MAJ   50 133 126 10 33 9 7 0 2 18 0 0 5 29 0 1 1 .262 .293 .365 .658

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Hector Sanchez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 22 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .120 .179 .200 .379
Apr. 21 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .185 .208 .393
Apr. 20 @SD Did not play.
Apr. 19 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .192 .217 .409
Apr. 18 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .200 .227 .427
Apr. 17 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .238 .278 .516
Apr. 16 LAD Did not play.
Apr. 15 LAD 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .250 .294 .544
Apr. 13 Col Did not play.
Apr. 12 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .176 .267 .443
Apr. 11 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .182 .231 .364 .595
Apr. 10 Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .222 .500 .722
Apr. 9 Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .250 .571 .821
Apr. 8 Ari Did not play.
Apr. 6 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .286 .667 .953
Apr. 5 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .333 .800 1.133
Apr. 4 @LAD Did not play.
Apr. 3 @Ari 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .400 1.000 1.400
Apr. 2 @Ari Did not play.
Apr. 1 @Ari 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Mar. 31 @Ari Did not play.
Last 7 Days 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 19 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 10 0 0 1 1 0 .053 .136 .053 .189
Last 30 Days 25 0 3 2 0 0 3 1 12 0 0 1 1 0 .120 .179 .200 .379

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Hector Sanchez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 6
2013 33 1
2012 56 1
2011 11

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Hector Sanchez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013413190.341.488.860
201279101150.304.430.727
2011110000.091.182.348

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20138852100.205.284.552
2012139122190.266.367.661
2011200010.350.400.809

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013592060.220.220.508
2012107101150.280.411.693
2011140010.214.286.552

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20137063130.271.457.768
2012111122190.279.369.677
2011170000.294.353.721
Hector Sanchez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 19 R AZL 134 117 11.9% 15.7% 0.76 82% .358 .111
2010 20 A Aug 341 310 8.2% 14.7% 0.56 84% .310 .119
2011 21 A+ San 228 212 4.8% 21.5% 0.22 77% .349 .231
2011 21 AAA Fre 168 153 7.7% 13.1% 0.59 86% .300 .079
2011 21 MAJ SF 34 31 8.8% 17.6% 0.50 81% .320 .065
2012 22 AAA Fre 15 15 0% 6.7% 0.00 93% .071 .000
2012 22 MAJ SF 227 218 2.2% 22.9% 0.10 76% .356 .110
2013 23 R Sco 3 3 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .500 .334
2013 23 A+ San 14 12 7.1% 28.6% 0.25 67% .375 .083
2013 23 AAA Fre 99 85 12.1% 15.2% 0.80 82% .299 .153
2013 23 MAJ SF 140 129 5% 20.7% 0.24 78% .299 .101
2014 24 MAJ SF 27 24 3.7% 40.7% 0.09 54% .231 .083
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Hector Sanchez
3-Year Averages MAJ   133 126 3.8% 21.8% 0.17 77% .326 .103

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2014 Stat Review for Hector Sanchez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.125 AVG
TERRIBLE
54% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.231 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.208 SLG
TERRIBLE
.083 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.09 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.7% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
40.7% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.393 OPS
TERRIBLE
.185 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Hector Sanchez (by OPS, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Rafael Soriano WAS 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.500 3.500
Brad Ziegler AZ 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Matt Reynolds AZ 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.333 2.333
Carlos Torres NY-N 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.333 2.333
Tommy Hanson CHI-A 3 2 0 2 0 1 1 .667 1.333 2.000
Nathan Eovaldi MIA 6 3 1 5 0 1 0 .500 1.167 1.667
Jared Hughes PIT 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.667
Dillon Gee NY-N 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.583
Mike Dunn MIA 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Aaron Harang ATL 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500

Worst Matchups for Hector Sanchez (by OPS, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ronald Belisario CHI-A 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Shawn Tolleson TEX 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Tony Watson PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tim Stauffer SD 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Mike Zagurski CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tommy Kahnle COL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Josh Roenicke WAS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Tony Sipp SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Drew Pomeranz OAK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chad Qualls HOU 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Hector Sanchez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sanchez reportedly lost 20 pounds this offseason and no longer feels discomfort in his throwing shoulder, CSN Bay Area reports.

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Sanchez went 3-for-3 with an RBI in Friday's win over the Diamondbacks.

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Sanchez went 1-for-5 with a two-run shot in Wednesday's win over the Padres.

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Sanchez (forearm) said that he feels fine and barely has a bruise, the San Jose Mercury News' Alex Pavlovic reports.

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Sanchez was brought in as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning Tuesday and was subsequently hit in the forearm with a pitch.

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Sanchez went deep for the second consecutive night Friday, crushing another three-run shot in the win over Miami.

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Sanchez smacked a key pinch-hit, three-run homer in the ninth inning of Thursday's 4-3 win at Washington. The long ball erased a 3-1 deficit, and essentially won the game for San Francisco.

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Sanchez (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list Thursday.

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Sanchez (shoulder) will move his rehab assignment to Triple-A Fresno on Wednesday, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Sanchez (shoulder) will begin rehabbing at the team's spring training facility in Arizona, CSN Bay Area reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Sanchez amassed 227 plate appearances in his rookie season as the Giants' backup catcher with a .280/.295/.390 slash line and three home runs. A good receiver behind the plate with an above average arm, Sanchez will remain the primary backup in 2013. The ability to switch hit gives the Giants some flexibility, but his overall offensive numbers were not analytically impressive. A 2.2 percent walk rate is abominable, and it is not likely he will hit above .270 again. His .349 BABIP is likely to regress, and his 15.2 percent swinging-strike rate and 43.5 percent chase rate indicate that his 22.9 percent strikeout rate will increase.

2012

Sanchez hit 12 homers with 84 RBI over 365 at-bats in the minors last season as a 21-year-old, so he's somewhat intriguing in keeper fantasy leagues as a catcher. A switch-hitter, Sanchez even got a cup of coffee in the bigs in September and held his own. While he could win the backup role in 2012, he's likely a couple of years away from making a major impact in the majors, and Buster Posey is blocking his path in San Francisco.